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The culture of politics in modern Kenya

Author: Angelique Haugerud
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: African studies series, 84.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once the major success story of a troubled continent, by the early 1990s Kenya came to be regarded as its fallen star. This book challenges such images of reversal and the analytical polarities which sustain them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Haugerud, Angelique, 1952-
Culture of politics in modern Kenya.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94019810
(OCoLC)30671312
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angelique Haugerud
ISBN: 9781139166690 1139166697
OCLC Number: 817913313
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 266 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Staging politics in Kenya; 2. Shattered silences: political culture and 'democracy' in the early 1990s; 3. Open secrets: everyday forms of domination before 1990; 4. Moral economy and the quest for wealth in central Kenya since the late nineteenth century; 5. The dove and the castor nut: Embu household economy in the 1980s; 6. Conclusions: 'the showpiece of an hour'.
Series Title: African studies series, 84.
Responsibility: Angelique Haugerud.
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'... a highly perceptive and interesting analysis, deconstruction is not too strong a term, of Kenya's politics ... well researched, documented and enlightening book.' African Affairs

 
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